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How Jameis Winston's turnovers doomed the Bucs again

The Bucs' rise or fall is based on the play of quarterback Jameis Winston. His failure to take care of the football was arguably the biggest factor in their 34-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings Sunday. Winston passed for 328 yards and two touchdowns. ...
Updated: 3 minutes ago

Gerald McCoy: Trump's comments 'very idiotic'

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy says the Bucs support the protests during the national anthem Sunday by teammates and other NFL players "100 percent." The Bucs participated in a league-wide show of solidarity Sunday in a stern rebuke of comments made b...
Updated: 6 minutes ago

Gerald McCoy on Bucs fan criticism: Say it to my face

Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy understands why Bucs fans are disappointed and frustrated after the team's 34-17 loss at the Vikings. But some of the criticsm he's seeing online from fans crosses a line for him into disrespecting him and his t...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Koetter: Vikings' hit on Brate should have been a penalty

Koetter: Vikings' hit on Brate should have been a penalty

It's little consolation, but Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said the Vikings' hit on tight end Cameron Brate as he caught a touchdown Sunday should have been a penalty, and said the official even told him he missed the call. Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo hi...
Published: 09/25/17
Bucs Lavonte David does not have high ankle sprain, which could have knocked him out 4-6 weeks

Bucs Lavonte David does not have high ankle sprain, which could have knocked him out 4-6 weeks

Bucs linebacker Lavonte David does not have a high ankle sprain, which could've knocked him out of action for 4-6 weeks. After evaluating the MRI David received Monday, the Bucs believe his condition is significantly better than first anticipated. Da...
Published: 09/25/17
Bucs couldn't connect on or stop deep passes in loss to Vikings

Bucs couldn't connect on or stop deep passes in loss to Vikings

If two things were established as storylines entering Sunday's Bucs-Vikings game, it was that Tampa Bay was still struggling to establish the deep passes that were missing from its offense last year, and that Minnesota quarterback Case Keenum had enj...
Published: 09/25/17
Bucs-Vikings: Instant analysis from Tampa Bay’s 34-17 loss

Bucs-Vikings: Instant analysis from Tampa Bay’s 34-17 loss

MINNEAPOLIS — Here's Rick Stroud and Tom Jones' instant analysis from the Bucs' 34-17 loss at Minnesota Sunday. More to come from Rick & Tom - and Greg Auman -- from Minneapolis later today. You can also listen to the new Rick & Tom podcast Mon...
Published: 09/24/17
Bucs' Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson kneel during National Anthem

Bucs' Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson kneel during National Anthem

Bucs receivers Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson both kneeled during the national anthem in protest before Sunday's game at the Vikings, two days after President Donald Trump made critical remarks about NFL players protesting. The rest of the Bucs team s...
Published: 09/24/17
DeSean Jackson on Trump: 'Definitely ... making a statement'

DeSean Jackson on Trump: 'Definitely ... making a statement'

Bucs players continue to react to Donald Trump's comments Friday night about protests during the national anthem, and Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson posted on Twitter on Saturday night that he's "definitely" making a statement during Sunday's game ...
Published: 09/23/17
Bucs' Chris Baker, Jacquies Smith out vs. Vikings

Bucs' Chris Baker, Jacquies Smith out vs. Vikings

Two Bucs defensive linemen -- starting DT Chris Baker and backup DE Jacquies Smith -- did not make the trip to Minnesota and will not play Sunday after missing practice all week due to illness. Baker and Smith had been listed as doubtful on Friday's ...
Published: 09/23/17